Birthdays: August 24

by bcampos862 | created - 24 Aug 2015 | updated - 18 Aug 2018 | Public

1. Stephen Fry

Actor | Gosford Park

Writer, actor, comedian, doer of good works, excellent good friend to the famous and not, Fry lives in his London SW1 flat and his Norfolk house when not traveling. Famous for his public declaration of celibacy in the "Tatler" back in the 1980s, Emma Thompson has characterised her friend as "90 ...

2. Alberto Olmedo

Actor | Mi mujer no es mi señora

Alberto Olmedo was born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina, on August 24, 1933. He began to work from 6 years old (at a greengrocer's shop); he had a very hard childhood. Olmedo or "El negro" - this way his family and friends were saying to him, not have time to dream of being an actor. He had to ...

3. Alberto Segado

Actor | Perdido por perdido

Alberto Segado was born on August 24, 1944 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Perdido por perdido (1993), Plata dulce (1982) and I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993). He died on December 14, 2010 in Buenos Aires.

4. Alex O'Loughlin

Actor | Hawaii Five-0

The Australian actor Alex O'Loughlin was born in August 1976.

Alex started out his film career in 2004, when he starred in Oyster Farmer (2004) as Jack Flange. The following year, he returned to the big screen as Michael Carter in Feed (2005), a movie that he also co-produced and helped write. Also ...

5. Alita Román

Actress | Casa de muñecas

Alita Román was born on August 24, 1912 in Argentina as Alita Blanca Barchigia. She was an actress, known for Casa de muñecas (1943), Trampa para un soñador (1980) and Jettatore (1938). She died on April 15, 1989 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

6. Amparo Arozamena

Actress | Los Beverly de Peralvillo

Amparo Arozamena was born on August 24, 1916 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Amparo Arozamena Sánchez. She was an actress, known for Los Beverly de Peralvillo (1968), Los Beverly de Peralvillo (1971) and El rayo de Sinaloa (1935). She died on April 30, 2009 in Mexico City.

7. Ángel Magaña

Assistant_director | Donde mueren las palabras

Ángel Magaña was born on August 24, 1915 in Villa Crespo, Buenos Aires City, Distrito Federal, Argentina. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Where Words Fail (1946), Un ángel sin pudor (1953) and Los ojos llenos de amor (1954). He was married to Nuri Montsé. He died on ...

8. Anne Archer

Actress | Fatal Attraction

Anne Archer was nominated for an Academy Award®, a Golden Globe and the British (BAFTA) Academy Award for her role as Michael Douglas' sympathetic, tortured wife, "Beth Gallagher", in Adrian Lyne's 1987 thriller Fatal Attraction (1987). Archer is also well-known for her poignant Golden ...

9. Antonio Campos

Producer | Martha Marcy May Marlene

Antonio Campos was born on August 24, 1983 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011), Afterschool (2008) and Buy It Now (2005). He has been married to Sofía Subercaseaux since November 28, 2015. They have one child.

10. Aqib Khan

Actor | West Is West

Aqib Khan was born on August 24, 1994 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for West Is West (2010), Remember Me (2014) and Lies We Tell (2017).

11. Arian Foster

Actor | Draft Day

Arian Foster was born on August 24, 1986 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for Draft Day (2014), Baywatch (2017) and Grandfathered (2015). He has been married to Romina Lombardo since June 13, 2011. They have two children.

12. Augusto Schuster

Soundtrack | Tu cara me suena - Argentina

Augusto Schuster was born on August 24, 1992 in Las Condes, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile as Augusto José Schuster Picó. He is an actor, known for Tu cara me suena - Argentina (2013), Mandrill (2009) and Pobre Gallo (2016).

13. Ava DuVernay

Producer | Queen Sugar

A director, producer, writer, marketer and film distributor, Ava DuVernay made her feature film debut with the documentary This in the Life (2008), a history on hip hop movement that flourished in Los Angeles in the 1990's. This was followed by series of television music documentaries which ...

14. Barret Oliver

Actor | Die unendliche Geschichte

Barret Oliver was born on August 24, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Barret Spencer Oliver. He is known for his work on The NeverEnding Story (1984), Cocoon (1985) and D.A.R.Y.L. (1985).

15. Beth Riesgraf

Actress | Alvin and the Chipmunks

Beth Riesgraf was born on August 24, 1978 in the USA as Beth Jean Riesgraf. She is an actress and producer, known for Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007), Leverage (2008) and Intruders (2015).

16. Blake Berris

Actor | Before You Know It

Blake Berris was born on August 24, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Blake Everett Berris. He is an actor and writer, known for Before You Know It (2019), Breaking Bad (2008) and She's Missing (2019). He has been married to Alexandra McGuinness since August 26, 2017.

17. Bonnie Root

Actress | Coming Soon

Bonnie Root was born on August 24, 1975 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Coming Soon (1999), The Mentalist (2008) and Sissy (2011). She has been married to Johnny K. since July 2, 2005.

18. Cameron Goodman

Actress | Shuttle

She was born in Texas but grew up in Washington D.C. Goodman has been in multiple movies; first starting out in 2002 as a freshman doing her comedic acting at Syracuse University on a show called SU Live. In 2003, she left Syracuse and transferred to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Goodman...

19. Carmine Giovinazzo

Actor | CSI: NY

Carmine Giovinazzo was born on August 24, 1973 in Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA as Carmine Dominick Giovinazzo. He is an actor, known for CSI: NY (2008), Graceland (2013) and Black Hawk Down (2001). He was previously married to Vanessa Marcil.

20. Carole White

Actress | Savage Streets

Carole White was born on August 24, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Savage Streets (1984), Falling Down (1993) and Joy of Sex (1984).

21. Castulo Guerra

Actor | The Usual Suspects

An actor with an international flair and a distinguished voice, Cástulo Guerra was born in Córdoba, Argentina, August 24, 1945, to Cástulo Guerra and María Sola, and was nicknamed Pericles by medical students at the pension where they lived. He grew up in pre-Andean Salta in northern Argentina. In ...

22. Chad Michael Murray

Actor | One Tree Hill

Chad Michael Murray has showcased his brooding good looks and acting talent on television sets and silver screens for two decades. The 6-foot tall star, who resides in Wilmington, North Carolina, is known to audiences of One Tree Hill (2003), where he played the good son, Lucas Scott. The ...

23. Christine Chubbuck

Christine Chubbuck was born on August 24, 1944 in Hudson, Ohio, USA. She died on July 15, 1974 in Sarasota, Florida, USA.

25. Connie Mason

Actress | Blood Feast

Connie was born in 1937 in Washington, D.C. She attended a private school for girls in Danville, Virginia. At the age of 21, Connie was married to actor Tony Young but she divorced him a few years later and moved to Florida to be near her family. She was managing the cosmetics department for a large...

26. Craig Kilborn

Actor | Old School

Craig Kilborn was born on August 24, 1962 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Old School (2003), The Benchwarmers (2006) and Cursed (2005).

27. Damian Perkins

Producer | Gameface

Damian Jean Neptune was born in Paterson, New Jersey, August 24th, to father, Jean Neptune, (born in Haiti) and mother, Patricia Anne Murdoch, (born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and of Scottish/Irish descent). The family moved to Los Angeles while he was still a toddler. At a very young age, Damian ...

28. Dana Gould

Producer | The Simpsons

Dana Gould was born on August 24, 1964 in Hopedale, Massachusetts, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for The Simpsons (1989), Gex: Enter the Gecko (1998) and Mystery Men (1999). He was previously married to Sue Naegle.

29. Dave Chappelle

Writer | Chappelle's Show

Dave Chappelle's career started while he was in high school at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC where he studied theatre arts. At the age of 14, he began performing stand-up comedy in nightclubs. Shortly after graduation, he moved to New York City where he quickly established ...

30. David Koechner

Actor | Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Actor, writer and producer David Michael Koechner was born in Tipton, Missouri, to Margaret Ann (Downey) and Cecil Stephen Koechner, who ran a turkey coop manufacturing business. He is of German, Irish, and English ancestry. An alumnus of Chicago's Second City Theater, Koechner got his first break ...

31. Dawna Lee Heising

Actress | Finding Purpose

Actress Dawna Lee Heising has acted in over 60 feature films, alongside legendary actors such as Eddie Griffin, Michael Madsen, Danny Trejo, Eric Roberts, Tommy Wiseau, Nicolas Turturro, Lorenzo Lamas, Olivia Hussey, Coolio, Aki Aleong, Mel Novak, Robert Amico, Justin Shenkarow, Rebecca Knight and ...

32. Demetri Goritsas

Actor | Black Mirror

From Greek and Norwegian parentage, Demetri Goritsas was born in the US, grew up in British Columbia and has lived his adult life in London, England.

Aside from television and film he's had quite a presence on the London stage performing at the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Court working with...

33. Dennis James

Actor | Rocky III

Dennis James was born on August 24, 1917 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Demie James Sposa. He was an actor, known for Rocky III (1982), Mister Universe (1951) and Batman (1966). He died on June 3, 1997 in Palm Springs, California, USA.

34. Diogo Sales

Actor | Game of Thrones

Diogo de Brito Sales, known professionally as Diogo Sales, is a Brazilian actor best known for his role as a Dothraki in season 6 of "Game of Thrones" on HBO, for his stage performances in "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" at the Barbican and at The Complete Works Royal Shakespeare Company Festival, ...

35. Dorothy Comingore

Actress | Citizen Kane

Dorothy Comingore earned a place in motion picture history for her role as the second Mrs. Kane (the Marion Davies to Orson Welles's William Randolph Hearst) in Citizen Kane (1941). It was an extraordinary performance, justifiably praised by critics and public alike. She was apparently slated to be...

36. Drew Pearce

Producer | Hotel Artemis

Drew Pearce was born on August 24, 1975. He is a producer and writer, known for Hotel Artemis (2018), Iron Man 3 (2013) and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019).

37. Dustin Ardine

War of the Worlds

Winner of Multiple Best Acting Awards, Dustin Ardine started acting at the young age of 6. Classically trained, he has played a vast array of character and leading roles from Shakespeare to Tennessee Williams, in repertory theaters across the USA. He has also appeared in dozens of TV shows, ...

38. Ele Keats

Actress | Alive

Recognized as "the essence of health, talent and sincerity", Ele Keats has worked with some of the most acclaimed artists in Hollywood since her acting debut at fifteen, in the famous Michael Jackson Pepsi commercial.

Born in Paris to copywriter Sacha Georgescu and Ford model Jan McGuire, Keats was ...

39. Elizabeth Debicki

Actress | The Great Gatsby

Debicki was born in Paris, to a Polish father and an Australian mother of Irish descent, who were both dancers. When she was five, the family moved to Melbourne, where she grew up with two younger siblings. She became interested in ballet at an early age and trained as a dancer until deciding to ...

40. Eric Edwards

Actor | Blade

Eric Edwards has gained recognition on the big screen and on television, in live theater, and on the stand-up comedy circuit, working non-stop in all four mediums. In fact, in one year, Eric co-starred in two feature films, one television movie, and an original one-man show, all while ...

41. Federico Cyrulnik

Actor | 100 días para enamorarse

Federico Cyrulnik is an actor, known for 100 días para enamorarse (2018), Pasado de Copas: Drunk History (2018) and Laten corazones (2015).

42. Florencio Parravicini

Writer | Luisito

Florencio Parravicini was born on August 24, 1876 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Florencio Bartolomé Parravicini Romero Cazón. He was an actor and writer, known for Luisito (1943), 'Til After Her Death (1916) and Three Argentines in Paris (1938). He died on March 25, 1941 in Buenos Aires.

43. Gerry Cooney

Actor | Minges Alley

Gerry Cooney was born on August 24, 1956 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Minges Alley (1994), Mob Queen (1998) and A Place to Grow (1995). He has been married to Jennifer since 1994. They have two children.

44. Gil Perkins

Actor | Batman: The Movie

A champion athlete and trackman in his native northern Australia, Gil Perkins always wanted to get into films; as a teenager he virtually ran away from home, taking a job as a deck hand on a Norwegian freighter. He eventually landed in Hollywood in the late '20s, during the era of part-silent, ...

45. Gordon Warnecke

Actor | My Beautiful Laundrette

Gordon Warnecke was born on August 24, 1962 in London, England. He is an actor and assistant director, known for My Beautiful Laundrette (1985), Venus (2017) and A Fatal Inversion (1992).

46. Grey Griffin

Actress | Batman: Arkham City

Grey Griffin was born in Fort Ord, California. She is a singer and well-known voice actress. She was raised by her grandmother through her difficult childhood because her mother was a drug addict. Her grandmother was a singer and performed often with Tito Puente. Grey was highly interested in goth ...

Grey DeLisle

47. Griffin Gluck

Actor | Locke & Key

Griffin Gluck is among Hollywood's young actors to watch, who at the age of 17 already has over ten years of acting experience under his belt. His big break came in 2011 when he was chosen for the role of Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler's son 'Michael' in Just Go With It, for which he received a ...

48. Guillermo Bredeston

Producer | De gira

Guillermo Bredeston was born in 1933 in Concepción del Uruguay, Entre Ríos, Argentina as Guillermo Juan Bredeston. He was an actor and producer, known for De gira (2005), Con pecado concebidas (1993) and Adorable profesor Aldao (1968). He was married to Nora Cárpena. He died on July 28, 2018 in ...

49. Hal Smith

Actor | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Hal Smith was born on August 24, 1916 in Petoskey, Michigan, USA as Harold John Smith. He was an actor, known for The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977), The Great Race (1965) and The Andy Griffith Show (1960). He was married to Vivian M. Angstadt. He died on January 28, 1994 in Woodland ...

50. Helena Carter

Actress | The Fighting O'Flynn

Helena Carter was born into a family of Irish origin. While she was studying English Literature at the Columbia University Graduate School--to get a teacher's diploma--she began to work as a model for the Conover modeling agency. Renowned photographer Dick Isaacs shot some covers of her that ...

51. Hideo Kojima

Writer | Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Hideo Kojima was born August 24th, 1963 in Setagaya, Tokyo, later moving to Kobe and growing up there. His love of Americana gave him his major two interests of writing and creating film, which are the causes of why he is so well known today. During the mid 1980's, his interests pushed him to ...

52. Holly Hallstrom

Actress | The Tomorrow Man

Holly Hallstrom was born on August 24, 1952 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Holly Anne Hallstrom. She is an actress, known for The Tomorrow Man (1996), The Nutt House (1989) and Galaxy Beat (1994).

53. Hugh Wilson

Writer | Blast from the Past

Hugh Wilson was born on August 24, 1943 in Miami, Florida, USA as Hugh Hamilton Wilson Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Blast from the Past (1999), WKRP in Cincinnati (1978) and Frank's Place (1987). He was married to Charters Smith. He died on January 14, 2018 in Charlottesville, ...

54. Irma Lozano

Actress | Rosas blancas para mi hermana negra

Irma Lozano was born on August 24, 1944 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She is known for her work on Rosas blancas para mi hermana negra (1970), María Isabel (1968) and Rubi (1968). She was married to Omar González and José Alonso. She died on October 21, 2013 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, ...

55. J.D. Daniels

Actor | The Mighty Ducks

As a child, J.D. lived on Long Island New York before moving to Greenwich Village. At an early age his acting, singing and dancing talents surfaced and was quickly recognized by talent and casting agents. He was cast in his first role at age 7. Besides his film and television credits, JD appeared ...

56. James D'Arcy

Actor | Cloud Atlas

James D'Arcy was born Simon Richard D'Arcy in London, England, to Caroline (O'Connor) and Richard D'Arcy. He was raised by his mother, a nurse. He trained at LAMDA and graduated in July 1995. During his three-year course, he gained acting experience by appearing in the plays "Heracles", "As You ...

57. Jared Harris

Actor | Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Jared Francis Harris was born in London, England. He is the son of Irish actor Richard Harris and Welsh actress Elizabeth Harris (Elizabeth Rees), and brother of Damian Harris and Jamie Harris. Despite his lineage, Jared showed little interest in becoming an actor, until he was cast in a college ...

58. Jean-Michel Jarre

Soundtrack | Nine 1/2 Weeks

JeanMichel Jarre is a French composer, performer, music producer and designer. He is regarded as a pioneer in the electronic, synth-pop, ambient and New Age genres, as well as an organizer of spectacular outdoor events and concerts, which feature the latest and most innovative in lights, laser ...

59. Jennifer Lien

Actress | Star Trek: Voyager

Jennifer Anne Lien was born on August 24, 1974 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She has an older sister and an older brother. Jennifer knew that she wanted to act from a young age. Encouraged by her English and drama teachers, she began performing in a summer theater and festivals at the age of 13. She ...

60. Jennifer Widerstrom

Self | American Gladiators

Jennifer Widerstrom was born on August 24, 1982 in Downers Grove, Illinois, USA.

61. Jilon VanOver

Actor | Better Call Saul

Jilon VanOver was born on August 24, 1978 in California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Better Call Saul (2015), Hatfields & McCoys (2012) and Chicago P.D. (2014).

62. Jimmy Gardner

Actor | Frenzy

Jimmy Gardner was born on August 24, 1924 in Newmarket, Suffolk, England as Edward Charles James Gardner. He was an actor, known for Frenzy (1972), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) and Finding Neverland (2004). He died on May 3, 2010 in London, England.

63. Jiro Wang

Actor | Zi Zhai

Jiro popularly known as 'Da Dong' is a famous actor and singer as a member of Fahrenheit and vocal and guitarist of a rock band D.C.W..

After he worked his way through arts high school in Taipei, he went on with his several jobs in showbiz, for example, modeling on catwalk and for commercials, ...

64. Joan Chandler

Actress | Rope

Brunette, delicately featured leading lady who briefly made an impact through memorable back-to-back appearances in the films Humoresque (1946) and Rope (1948). Joan grew up in Butler, Pennsylvania, where her family had a car dealership. Her mother was a musician. Joan studied dancing at the ...

65. Joe Regalbuto

Actor | Raw Deal

Joe Regalbuto was born on August 24, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Raw Deal (1986), Murphy Brown (1988) and Lassiter (1984). He has been married to Rosemary Regalbuto since August 19, 1972. They have three children.

66. John Green

Producer | Paper Towns

John Michael Green was born on August 24, 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a YouTube video-blogger, or "vlogger", with his brother, Hank Green. Their YouTube channel, Vlogbrothers, has over 2,500,000 subscribers as of May 2015. Perhaps more notably, John is also an author. His most recent book,...

67. Jorge Luis Borges

Writer | Invasión

Borges was born into an upper class family, and received his education in Buenos Aires, Cambridge, and Geneva. He began writing as a student, and when in 1918 he settled in Spain, it was as a member of an experimental literary group. He returned to Argentina in 1921, and had his first poems ...

68. Julie Cypher

Director | Teresa's Tattoo

Julie attended Bates Elementary School in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 1974-1976 (4th -6th grade). She took dance lessons and initiated violin lessons during these years. She also participated in Girl Scouts where she attended Camp Scott and Tiawah Hills Ranch.

69. June Dayton

Actress | Tora! Tora! Tora!

June Dayton was born on August 24, 1923 in Dayton, Ohio, USA as Mary June Wetzel. She was an actress, known for Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), The Streets of San Francisco (1972) and The Man from Independence (1974). She was married to Dean Harens. She died on June 13, 1994 in Sherman Oaks, California, ...

70. Kate Jenkinson

Actress | Super Fun Night

Kate is an Australian actress who graduated from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in 2004. On graduating she was awarded the Nigel Rideout award for excellence.

In 2005 she was nominated for "Best Newcomer" for her performance as Julia in Black Swan Theatre Company's Zastrozzi.

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71. Kathe Mazur

Actress | American Sniper

Kathe Mazur was born on August 24, 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Käthe Elizabeth Mazur. She is an actress and producer, known for American Sniper (2014), Misery Loves Company (1995) and A Marine Story (2010).

72. Keith Andreen

Actor | Reaper Tales

Keith Andreen was born on August 24, 1974 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Keith Erik Andreen. He is known for his work on Reaper Tales (2015), Death Valley (2015) and The Resistance (2010). He has been married to Katrina Law since January 5, 2013.

73. Kenny Baker

Actor | Time Bandits

Kenny Baker was born on August 24, 1934 in Birmingham, England as Kenneth George Baker. He was an actor, known for Time Bandits (1981), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and The Elephant Man (1980). He was married to Eileen Baker. He died on August 13, 2016 in Preston, ...

74. Kevin Dunn

Actor | Transformers

Kevin Dunn was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1956. He is an American actor who has made over 100 appearances in both TV and film.

One of his earliest roles was in the Alan Parker film Mississippi Burning (1988) with Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe. He followed this up with Kathryn Bigelow's Blue Steel...

75. Kirk Wise

Director | Beauty and the Beast

Kirk Wise was born on August 24, 1963 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for his work on Beauty and the Beast (1991), Spirited Away (2001) and The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996).

76. Kwesi Ameyaw

Actor | Capote

Kwesi Ameyaw was born on August 24, 1975 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada as Erwin Kwesi Schilling Ameyaw. He is known for his work on Capote (2005), Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) and Man of Steel (2013).

77. Lando Buzzanca

Actor | La parmigiana

Gerlando Buzzanca, best known as Lando Buzzanca, is an Italian theatrical, film and television actor, whose career spanned over 55 years. Born in Palermo the son of a cinema projectionist, at 16 years old Buzzanca left the high school and moved to Rome to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. In ...

78. Linda Henry

Actress | Beautiful Thing

Linda Henry was born on August 24, 1963 in West Ham, London, England. She is an actress, known for Beautiful Thing (1996), EastEnders (1985) and Bad Girls (1999). She has been married to Stavros Valiris since July 1992. They have one child.

79. Linda Hogan

Actress | Little Hercules in 3-D

Linda Hogan was born on August 24, 1959 in Miami, Florida, USA as Linda Marie Claridge. She is an actress and executive, known for Little Hercules in 3-D (2009), Thunder in Paradise (1994) and Ricky Romance: M.I.L.F (2013). She was previously married to Hulk Hogan.

80. Mark Protosevich

Writer | The Cell

Mark Protosevich was born on August 24, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Mark David Protosevich. He is a writer and producer, known for The Cell (2000), Oldboy (2013) and I Am Legend (2007).

81. Marlee Matlin

Actress | Children of a Lesser God

Marlee Beth Matlin was in Morton Grove, Illinois, to Libby (Hammer) and Donald Matlin, an automobile dealer. She has two older brothers. Her family is of Russian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent.

Marlee lost much of her hearing at the age of eighteen months. That did not stop her from acting in a ...

82. Marsha P. Johnson

Soundtrack | The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

Stonewall Uprising warrior, Andy Warhol model, and the Mayor of Christopher Street - pioneering gay rights activist, AIDS activist and drag mother Marsha P. Johnson was both enigmatic and unforgettable.

Multiple documentaries have been made about Johnson, featuring interviews with family and friends...

84. Martha Higareda

Actress | Amar te duele

Higareda was born in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico, the daughter of actress Martha Cervantes and therapist and artist Jose Luis Higareda, and sister of actress Miriam Higareda. She began acting on stage at a very early age, along with dancing jazz, flamenco, tap and folklore. At 14, she moved to ...

85. Mary Howard

Actress | Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Mary Howard was born on August 24, 1914 in Independence, Kansas, USA as Mary Marjorie Howard. She was an actress, known for Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940), Billy the Kid (1941) and Thru Different Eyes (1942). She was married to Alfred De Liagre Jr.. She died on June 6, 2009 in Manhattan, New York ...

86. Mary Padian

Self | Storage Wars: Texas

Mary Padian was born on August 24, 1980 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

87. Meg Gibson

Actress | Treme

Meg Gibson was born on August 24, 1955 in Bridgeton, New Jersey, USA as Margaret Elizabeth Gibson. She is an actress, known for Treme (2010), Noah Wise (2018) and Rubicon (2010). She has been married to Keith Reddin since December 8, 2007.

88. Meital Dohan

Actress | Girafot

Meital is an award-winning actress in theater, film, and television; including two Israeli Oscar nominations and an Israeli Tony award. In Israel she was part of major productions such as Ugly Betty, Romeo and Juliet, Dancing with the Stars and many more. US audiences were first introduced to ...

89. Nicholas Rose

Actor | The Incredible Hulk

Nicholas Rose was born on August 24, 1981 in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada. He is known for his work on The Incredible Hulk (2008), Easy A (2010) and Upside Down (2012).

90. Orson Scott Card

Writer | Ender's Game

Orson Scott Card was born in Richland in the state of Washington. He has also lived in California, Arizona, and Utah. He is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (the Mormons) and once served for two years in Brazil as a missionary for them. He received a degree from Brigham ...

91. Paulo Coelho

Writer | The Experimental Witch

Paulo Coelho was born on August 24, 1947 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a writer, known for The Experimental Witch (2009), Amante Latino (1979) and Veronika Decides to Die (2009). He is married to Christina Oiticica.

92. Penny Edwards

Actress | North of the Great Divide

Vivacious blue-eyed blonde Penny Edwards was born in New York City in 1928 and displayed signs of musical talent as a youth. She began studying dance by age six and, as a teen, appeared on Broadway in "The Ziegfeld Follies of 1943". After a couple of other musicals and a stint with the St. Louis ...

93. Peter Lanzani

Actor | El Clan

Peter Lanzani was born on August 24, 1990 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Juan Pedro Lanzani Vargas. He is an actor, known for The Clan (2015), Un gallo para Esculapio (2017) and 4x4 (2019).

94. Pia Degermark

Actress | Elvira Madigan

Director Bo Widerberg first spotted the teenage Pia Degermark in a newspaper photo, dancing at a party with the Swedish Crown Prince Carl Gustaf (later King Carl XVI Gustaf. Her career seemed assured after Widerberg cast her in the lead of Elvira Madigan (1967), which debuted at Cannes and garnered...

95. Pierfrancesco Favino

Actor | World War Z

Pierfrancesco Favino was born on August 24, 1969 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is known for his work on World War Z (2013), Rush (2013) and Angels & Demons (2009).

96. Preston Foster

Actor | The Last Days of Pompeii

Actor, composer, songwriter, guitarist and author. He moved from Broadway acting (1928-1932) into films, touring America with his wife and daughter, and did some recordings. He was the executive producer at the El Camino Playhouse in California. Joining ASCAP in 1953, his chief musical collaborator...

97. Rachael Carpani

Actress | Against the Wall

Rachael is best known for her role as Jodi Fountain on the much loved Australian series McLeod's Daughters, for which she was nominated at the 2007 TV WEEK Logie Awards for both a 'Silver Logie - Most Popular Actress' and the 'Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality in Television.' Other Australian ...

98. Raven De La Croix

Actress | The Lost Empire

Raven De La Croix was born on August 24, 1947 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Lynn Christie Anna De La Croix. She is an actress and producer, known for The Lost Empire (1984), Heat and Sunlight (1987) and Lolipop Gang (2020).

99. René Lévesque

Actor | Les lumières de ma ville

René Lévesque was born on August 24, 1922 in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada. He was an actor, known for Lights of My City (1950), À la croisée des chemins (1943) and Man of America (1956). He was married to Corinne Côté-Lévesque and Louise L'Heureux. He died on November 1, 1987 in...

100. Robert Ellis

Actor | The Babe Ruth Story

Robert Ellis was born on August 24, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Richard Bloomfield. He was an actor, known for The Babe Ruth Story (1948), The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950) and Space Master X-7 (1958). He was married to Aloha Wilkerson. He died on November 23, 1973 in Los ...



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